A lot of Irish music comes Nialler9’s way and there’s little time to feature everything we think is worthy of a thumbs up or more ears. Every week, we collate the songs that pass our writers that deserve to be heard by you. For more extensive Irish coverage, follow our Spotify playlist or hit up the Irish section for individual track features.
The Long Road (feat. Osquello)
With twinkling jazzy production courtesy by Gaptoof, Nigerian-born, Dublin-raised rapper Archy Moor wastes no time on ‘The Long Road’ making an impression with a flow that is reminscent of Rejjie Snow. North London rapper Osquello drops in for a verse on this confident cut.
Know Your Heart
The Laois now Galway-based electro-pop artist Host returns with an uplifting mantra of a song. “I wrote this track at a very strange time in my life, a time where everyday I was met with intuitions that we ‘apparently’ providing answers to the questions that were plaguing my mind at night, I should have trusted my gut because they were right!”
Man Of Peace
A new artist from Donegal, Josef Mac’s debut single is a 6-minute lo-fi electronic track that has a fair amount of percussive and detailed production to suggest he’s one to keep an ear on.
The BBC Northern Ireland Across The Line presenter returns to releasing her own music once more with this tropical pop song.
How About That Coffee?
After last month’s ‘Save The Day’, Galway singer-songwriter Niamh Regan teases another song from her forthcoming album Hemet in August with a song that swells from a simple ask to a Laura Marling-esque song of ambition.
Around the world ft. Chris Kabs
God Creative and Chris Kabs team up for this positively summery track.
Despite what the name Skanger may suggest, ‘Condolences’ is a dream-pop song by the duo Mark Healy and Colin Morris (formerly of Sunbear).
Derry artist ROE dropped a new single today featuring the artist’s trademark brightness and established way with a hook.